The Cradle
Matthew Ehret
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Matthew is a journalist, Senior Fellow at the American University of Moscow, and BRI Expert for Tactical Talk. He is a regular author on several political/cultural websites including Los Angeles Review of Books: China Channel, Strategic Culture, and Oriental Review. He has also authored three books from the series the Untold History of Canada.
West Asia's economic savior is called 'multipolarity'
The transition from a western economic order toward a multipolar one is ushering in unprecedented economic and security advancements for West Asia.
By Matthew Ehret May 02, 2022
Checkmate: Iran is spearheading a geopolitical sea change in West Asia
While the west bangs on about Vienna talks, sanctions and military options, Iran has been quietly building a vast network of alternative solutions to cement its Asian ascent
By Matthew Ehret Dec 24, 2021
Assad, Syria and China's new Silk Road
Count on Syria becoming an important West Asian hub in China's Belt and Road Initiative
By Matthew Ehret Dec 07, 2021
Turkey’s existential choice: BRI or bust
Turkey may be where east meets west, but it can no longer afford to straddle two opposing geoeconomic agendas vying to define West and Central Asia's development. Ankara must choose, and soon.
By Matthew Ehret Oct 04, 2021
If the Taliban plays smart, Afghanistan can transform West Asia's Silk Road story
Once the 'proud pearl' of the ancient Silk Road, Afghanistan is today in tatters. But if the Taliban plays smart, the Asian Silk Road can utterly transform the war-torn country's fortunes.
By Matthew Ehret Sep 14, 2021